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Marriage Therapy: Take 2

Armed with our last month of Ricardo’s disability money, and fueled by the flames of anger and frustration from poor choices on both sides of our marital fence, we started marriage therapy again this year (we gave it a shot … Continue reading

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Change in the Air

The recent policy change in the church surrounding children of gay parents has made me think a lot this weekend. This season of my life has been a season of a lot of changes. Four-and-a-half years ago I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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A Christmas Letter From the Heart

Life isn’t so bad 🙂 I read a quote the other day…something to the effect of, “life is messy, love it.” I think that’s a motto I’m embracing at the moment. This year life did get a bit messy. I … Continue reading

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Stroke Timeline

Here is a timeline of this year. Dec 17- Ricardo’s stroke Didn’t know if Ricardo would survive Likely he would never leave a vegetative state No control over body movements In an induced coma Unsure if Ricardo was mentally there … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary of the Stroke

I compiled a few of the updates I gave people as the stroke progressed. I think they are very insightful and give a glimpse into what our life was like when his stroke happened. Nov 22, 2013: Hola mi hija, … Continue reading

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The Bargain

It’s hard to be patient through this process of Ricardo healing. It’s hard to watch him suffer, and be lonely, and realize that there’s not a lot I can do to really make life better for him. He has been … Continue reading

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Running Time

Got my orthodocs. Got new running shoes. Now I am starting to jog. Slowly. Very slowly. Lol. Two days ago I jogged snail speed for 5 minutes then had to walk for about 7 minutes. Then did 4 minutes, walked, … Continue reading

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